Hope for crab season debated

AR-160319971.jpg&maxh=400&maxw=667Whether the North Coast Dungeness crab season will ever open this season, or even be worth opening at this juncture, depends on whom you ask. Second District California Congressman Jared Huffman recently introduced a bill to provide more than $138 million in disaster relief funds to the financially ailing crab fleet and industries. He said the focus is now about getting the fishing industry through the year, crab or no crab. “This season is gone I think,” the San Rafael Democrat said. “It’s really, at this point, about trying to address the losses and the damage that have occurred.” Read the rest here 13:50